Prostatic Enlargement Linked to Obesity

Increasing abdominal obesity and serum leptin levels are associated with increased prostate volume, according to a new study.

Copeptin Predicts IgAN Outcomes

Copeptin, a surrogate marker for arginine vasopressin (AVP), is associated with disease severity and prognosis in patients with IgA nephropathy (IgAN), new findings suggest.

Physician Burnout Common But Manageable

Learn how to recognize burnout in yourself or your staff and what you can do about it.

Higher BP Target for Seniors Controversial

The American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians have issued new clinical guidelines on hypertension recommending that adults aged 60 years and older be treated to a target systolic blood pressure of less than 150 mm Hg to reduce the risks of early death, stroke, and cardiovascular events.

Frequent HD Improves Health-Related QoL

Patients with end-stage renal disease experience improved health-related quality of life (HRQoL) when they undergo hemodialysis (HD) 6 times a week rather than conventional thrice-weekly HD, according to a new study.

HIPAA Audits Expose Providers' Weaknesses

The first round of HIPAA audits found that providers are still not doing some of the most basic tasks required by the law.

ESRD Risk Up With SLE Infections

Infection-related hospitalizations are associated with a significantly higher risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to researchers. The risk is particularly elevated in patients with juvenile-onset SLE.

CME: SGLT-2 Inhibitors for Type 2 ...

Increased clinical research has been focused on the sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors for the management of type 2 diabetes.

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